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Old 04-29-2014, 01:32 PM
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Default Soooooo, I noticed something ........

I was practicing my right hand/kick "single stroke " and I received a text from my girlfriend. I was like , I got one free hand (the left one;)) let me reply while still doing the exercise. Grab my phone , and the pattern starts to screw up. Start texting and it is all over the place. I was like "hummmm".
Just so you know , I usually text from my right hand and I am also left handed (but play right handed). So, I flipped things around and decided to try texting with my right hand (like I usually do) and do the exercise with left hand/kick. Everything smoothed out. I was texting just great and the pattern was wasaayyyyy smoother. It wasn't perfect and/or in the upper speeds I am capable of (not that fast) but was a 100 times better.

Has anyone "multitasked" before like that and notice a change? And has anyone incorporated that multitask in their routine to get better ?
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Old 04-29-2014, 03:42 PM
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Default Re: Soooooo, I noticed something ........

I'm glad you're progressing.

The last few weeks, I worked on independence exercises a lot, and well, they worked. I have much more limb independence. If I get a text, I can usually check it and answer it while I'm still playing. Sometimes I'll notice that the snare sounds a little off while I'm playing a groove, so I'll take over with my right hand and use my left hand to tune it up while I'm playing.
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Old 04-29-2014, 04:09 PM
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You should never text while drumming. The consequences can be horrifying.



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